Prince George’s and So. Maryland Going Out Guide
By Jillian S. Sowah,
“No Strings Attached” An art exhibition featuring work by members of Delusions of Grandeur, an artists’ collective formed by Wesley Clark, Shaunte Gates, Jamea Richmond-Edwards, Amber Robles-Gordon and Stan Squirewell. Through Feb. 23. 39th Street Gallery, 3901 Rhode Island Ave., Brentwood. 301-864-3860. www.39thstreetgallery.com. Free.
“The Living Gallery Studio” The main gallery is transformed into studios where visitors can interact with artists at work. Through March 24. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640. www.annmariegarden.org.
“Brighton Beach Memoirs” The Port Tobacco Players present part of Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical trilogy about a young Jewish boy growing up in lower-middle-class Brooklyn in 1937. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 3 p.m. Port Tobacco Players, 508 Charles St., La Plata. 301-932-6819. www.ptplayers.com. $17, seniors, youth and military $14.
“Daddy’s Dyin’, Who’s Got the Will?” A small-town Texas family comes together after the father dies from a stroke. Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m. Bowie Playhouse, 16500 White Marsh Park Dr., Bowie. 410-757-5700. www.bctheatre.com. $17, seniors and students $12.
“The Empty Chair” In this Tim Kelly play, a group of teenagers in a substance-abuse counseling center share their memories and personal stories after a peer overdoses. For mature audiences. 8 p.m. College of Southern Maryland, Prince Frederick campus, Flagship Building, Room 119, 115 J.W. Williams Rd., Prince Frederick. 443-550-6000. www.csmd.edu/Arts. $5.
Fort Washington hand dance The annual winter dance is for age 21 and older. 8 p.m.-midnight. Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 301-203-6070. www.pgparks.com. $20, residents of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties $15.
Appraiser fair Bring vintage or antique jewelry, dolls, coins, fine arts and glassware to be considered by expert appraisers. Meet representatives from the Washington Conservation Guild and learn how to preserve photographs, newspapers and paintings. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., first come, first served. St. Clement’s Island Museum, 38370 Point Breeze Rd., Coltons Point. 301-769-2222. www.co.saint-marys.md.us. Admission free. Appraisals $5 for the first two items, additional items $10 each (maximum of two fine art items).
“Blackbeard the Pirate” After only one week of rehearsal, Missoula Children’s Theatre presents the musical story of mystery and adventure as Blackbeard and his crew search for hidden treasure. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 301-203-6070. www.pgparks.com. $5.
Choreographers’ Showcase The 30th-anniversary production of the adjudicated showcase — a joint project of the Clarice Smith Center and the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. 3 and 8 p.m. Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, Dance Theatre, University of Maryland, Route 193 and Stadium Drive, College Park. 301-405-2787. www.claricesmithcenter.umd.edu. $25; seniors, subscribers, U-Md. faculty, staff and alumni $20; students and youth $10.
Bull, Ham and Oyster Roast Dinner menu includes raw, steamed and fried oysters, oyster stew, beef and ham. Sponsored by the Capitol 155 and the Baltimore 10 Legions. 4-8 p.m. College Park Moose Lodge, 3700 Metzerott Rd., College Park. 301-935-5525. lodge453.moosepages.org. $23, ages 8-12 $12, 7 and younger free.
Soul in Motion Players A troupe performs African dance, drumming and spoken word. 8 p.m. Publick Playhouse, 5445 Landover Rd., Cheverly. 301-277-1710. www.soulinmotionplayers.org. $10, seniors and students $8.
“Frontier: The War of 1812” The Ballet Theatre of Maryland premieres its newest multimedia dance performance about the war with highlights on the burning of Washington, battle of Fort McHenry, and the creation of ”The Star Spangled Banner.” The ballet was inspired by letters and memoirs of Dolley Madison and other women of the period. 3 p.m. Bowie Center for the Performing Arts, 15200 Annapolis Rd., Bowie. 410-224-5644. www.balletmaryland.org. $25.
Kappa Danielson and Paul Larson The guitar duo performs. 7:30 p.m. Westlawn Inn, 9200 Chesapeake Ave., North Beach. 410-257-0001. www.westlawninn.com. Free.
Community quilt display The handmade historical quilt was created by students in the Prince George’s African American Museum & Cultural Center’s Culture Keepers, an after-school program, and members of community. On display next to the quilt is the student-created mural “Gorgeous Prince George’s: Then & Now.” Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday noon-6 p.m. The quilt will be displayed until the opening of the new museum, scheduled for 2015. The Mall at Prince George’s, 3500 East West Hwy., Hyattsville. 301-559-8844. www.pgaamcc.org. Free.
“Winston Harris: Printmaking in 2 and 3 Dimensions” Prints by the local artist are displayed as part of the Black History Month Biannual Fine Art Exhibit. Through March 16. Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 301-203-6070. www.pgparks.com. Free.
Emil Chudnovsky The acclaimed Russian violinist and adjunct professor at Catholic University performs as part of the “Afternoon Tea” program. 2 p.m. Harmony Hall Regional Center, 10701 Livingston Rd., Fort Washington. 301-203-6070. www.pgparks.com. $15.
Andrew McKnight The singer, songwriter and guitarist performs a blend of jazz, blues, folk and poetic drama. 7 p.m. Calvert Library Prince Frederick branch, 850 Costley Way, Prince Frederick. 410-535-0291. 301-855-1862. www.calvert.lib.md.us. www.andrewmcknight.net. Free.
— Compiled by Jillian S. Sowah from staff reports
The Boxcars 3The bluegrass band performs songs from its album “All In.” Sunday at 2 p.m. American Legion Post 238, routes 231 and 381, Hughesville. 301-737-3004. www.americanlegionbluegrass.com. $15.